Services & Facilities

The Information Office communicates the activities of MPI-CBG to the international community of scientists, to international journals, magazines and newspapers, and to the general public. Information is disseminated via the MPI-CBG web site, social media, and press releases.

Services include:

  • PR - press releases, online communication, news and visitors program, 
public events 
  • Social Media
  • Hosting print, broadcast and online media
  • Public Events
  • Event Management - science symposia and conferences
  • Visitors Program
  • Internal Communication
  • Coordination with the central administration of the Max Planck Society


The Photolab assists in the planning and production of the various scientific, administrative and advertising images and movies required by the Institute and its staff. Full conference, meeting, and audio-visual support, as well as maintenance of the audio-visual equipment are also provided.

Services include:

  • Visual Communication - graphic design, illustration, 
posters, animation, video, photo, editing, digital publishing
  • High quality printing of scientific posters and figures
  • Portraits and on-location photography
  • Digital video shooting and editing
  • Scanning of slides and prints including retouching
  • Audiovisual support of seminars and conferences
  • Maintenance of the in-house X-ray machine
  • Book binding, laminating